Historic Working Waterfront in Anacortes

Explore the Historic Anacortes Waterfront: five marinas, a historic sternwheeler, tugs under construction, even a pirate ship playground! Boats are everywhere on Fidalgo Island. The sea brought pioneers here in the mid-1800s and, since then, water has served as a major shipping lane for the city’s lumber, petroleum, and seafood…

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Seven Ways to Experience Anacortes in Late Spring

Like boaters taking advantage of exceptional harbor to drop anchor for a few days, those with plans to attend the Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show in May are encouraged to extend the boundaries of their charts to explore this unique seaside community. Build an unforgettable Fidalgo Island getaway around the…

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Paradise for Bird Photographers

Anacortes Winter Bird Watching

We could name-drop all day about renowned bird photographers who have successfully stalked local wildlife in search of gallery worthy images. Just visit the websites of Art Wolfe and the late Lee Mann to see stunning photographs of winged subjects ranging from Great Blue Herons to Trumpeter Swans. We have…

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